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Hotels in Suances

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Suances is a pretty marine town on the Cantabria coast of Spain. Close to a fine sandy beach and a tranquil river tributary, it’s an enjoyably quiet destination with ample outdoor excursions and fine restaurants in the vicinity. Take a trip just up the coast to view some of the most majestic seaside panoramas in northern Spain.

Suances offers a great variety of budget-friendly hotel options.


Neighbourhoods of Suances‎

Explore Suances’s charming coastal neighbourhoods‎:

  • Suances Centro: The town’s central district is tucked away inland and hosts the town’s main shopping, dining and entertainment areas. There are some excellent hill-tip hotels with pretty views of the area, particularly near Atajo de Fuente de Enmedio.
  • Puerto de Suances: Suance's’ pretty marina is located just along the river tributary. A beach, Playa de La Riberuca, is nearby, along with a good number of seafood restaurants.
  • Playa de La Concha : Many of the town’s best hotels are located here right beside the beach. There’s a pretty parkland area here, Espadañal, as well as coastal trails up to La Roca Blanca and Faro de Punta del Torca de Afuera.

What to see and do in Suances‎

Suances has a great choice of fine sandy beaches, including the protected bay of Playa la Concha and the wilder, Atlantic-facing beaches of Playa de Los Locos and Playa de Tagle. The viewpoint on Los Locos features the captivating Estatua de Los Vientos, a statue representing man and wind created by Jesús González. You’ll find a wealth of water-based activities and excursions down in the marina too, including kayaking and sailing trips. The waters along the most northerly beaches are perfect for surfing and sunset watching. There are also ample day trips in the vicinity, including to bustling Santander, home to the excellent Centro Botín arts centre and the Península de la Magdalena park, and Santillana del Mar, which houses a spectacular museum and cave complex (Altamira) dedicated to the study of prehistoric cave art. Alternatively, you can head inland to explore Cantabria’s stunning mountains and trails, like Senda de Cares.


What to eat in Suances‎

Suances has a vibrant food scene with excellent waterfront restaurants and seafood bars. Some specialities of the region include Cocido Montañés (a rich bean stew), Rabas (fried squid rings), Marmita (fish stew) and Maganos Encebollados (marinated squid). There are also world-famous anchovies, cheeses and desserts, including the unctuously creamy Arroz con Leche (rice pudding). Then there's the delicious Quesada pasiega, a cheesecake, and Sobao pasiego, a yeasted sponge cake with lemon.


Typical events and festivals in Suances‎

Suances hosts a variety of colourful and exciting festivities throughout the year. As with many other coastal towns, Nuestra Señora del Carmen is particularly alluring in July with boat processions and beach parades. In August, the town celebrates Nuestra Señora de las Lindes with concerts and performances. San Juan, San Pedro and El Corpus are also all celebrated in the area throughout June. Another noted local festivity is San Isidiro, an event in May to celebrate the patron saint of farmers with feasts and processions.


How to move around in Suances‎

Suances is not particularly well served by public transport, with a number of local bus routes and coaches connecting the town with larger cities like Santander. A rental car is recommended to truly explore the area at your own convenience.


The climate in Suances‎

Suances has a temperate climate with year-round rain. You can expect comfortable summers to reach average highs of 24°C with an average 6 rainy days per month. Winters are fairly mild but can dip to 5°C. They can also be wet with some 12 days of rain a month.


More interesting facts about and sights in Suances‎



Day trips are a great way to experience the Cantabria coast. To the west, you'll find the easily-accessible Comillas, home to a beautiful beach, Playa Oyambre, and a wealth of colourful architectural sites.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Suances

The most centrally located hotels in Suances with the best ratings are: Hotel Posada Campo, Hotel Costa Esmeralda Suites and Apartamentos Costa Esmeralda.

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Suances, the average price per night is 32 , while you will pay an average of 29 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 31 .

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Suances, like Hotel Posada Campo, Hotel Costa Esmeralda Suites or Apartamentos Costa Esmeralda.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Suances, we recommend Hotel Costa Esmeralda Suites, Hotel Marfrei and Hotel Soraya.

If you´re looking for peace and quiet and want to stay at an adult-only hotel in Suances, we recommend Hotel La Concha de Suances.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Suances are Rural Hotel Posada Punta Ballota, Hotel Costa Esmeralda Suites and Hotel Posada Campo.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Suances with express check-in and check-out are Hotel Posada Campo, Hotel Spa El Muelle De Suances and Hotel Mar Azul & Surf.

The best hotels with a pool in Suances are Hotel Costa Esmeralda Suites, Hotel Marfrei and Hotel Mar Azul & Surf.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Suances are Hotel Posada Campo, Hotel Costa Esmeralda Suites and Apartamentos Costa Esmeralda.

In Suances, Hotel Costa Esmeralda Suites, Hotel Marfrei and Hotel La Concha de Suances offer 24-hour front desk service.